Security bulletin: 2011-003

Released: 02/03/11

The following issue has been identified:


A possibility of an attack was found that could lead to Denial of Service (DoS) of the store.


Resolved in OXID eShop version 4.4.6.


By creating specially crafted URLs, each time new cache is created for requested pages, so server may go out of resources (disk or memory) in case of DoS attack.
No exploits are known as of today.

Affected products, releases and platforms


  • OXID eShop Enterprise Edition


  • Enterprise Edition:,,,,,,, 4.1.0, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3, 4.1.4, 4.1.5, 4.1.6, 4.2.0, 4.3.0, 4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.4.0, 4.4.1, 4.4.2, 4.4.3, 4.4.4 and 4.4.5.


  • Above releases are affected on all platforms.


The issue has been addressed in the following releases:

  • OXID eShop Enterprise Edition version 4.4.6


The security issue has been found during one of our regular security audits.

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